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Group A - Sunday 3rd November @ 07:00am
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Group A - Sunday 3rd November @ 07:00am
KANGAROOS vs. FIJI
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Greg Inglis has been named our Man of the Match for his quality performance in the number 1 jersey for Australia.

Australia 34-2

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FULL TIME in St. Helens has seen Australia defeat Fiji in wet conditions 34-2.

Australia 34-2

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Michael Jennings once again tried to link with the touch judge as his cut out pass failed to find Boyd. Scrum for Fiji 10 metres off their own line

Australia 34-2

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Luke Lewis has a dislocated shoulder according to initial reports from the sheds. Not good news for Australia.

Australia 34-2

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Andrew Fifita makes an unforced error.

Andrew Fifita came charging onto a short pass from Robbie Farah and the wet ball slipped out of his hands. Fiji luckily not to concede points

Australia 34-2

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UNFORCED ERROR FIJI
Ashton Sims makes an unforced error.

Ashton Sims fumbles the wet ball as Australia continued to offload the play. Scrum packs for the Kangaroos 25 metres out from the Fiji line

Australia 34-2

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Penalty to Australia as Jayson Bukuya was ruled to be offside from the kick. Australia kick ahead and attack 10 metres short of halfway

Australia 34-2

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Luke Lewis is on his feet, trainers with him. Meanwhile play continues with a 20 metre restart for Fiji.

Australia 34-2

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We have time off here in St. Helens as Luke Lewis as crashed into the advertising signs as he chased through a kick from Robbie Farah. Medial staff are on the field for him now, he grabbed at his wrist and looks in a lot of pain.

Australia 34-2

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Luke Lewis. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Luke Lewis has darted through the defence off a great pass from Greg Inglis, Lewis beat the defence and raced in for Australia's sixth try. Thurston with the conversion slots the extras

Australia 34-2

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Alipate Noilea's kick downfield from half way is allowed to roll dead by Boyd. 20 metre restart for the Kangaroos

Australia 28-2

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UNFORCED ERROR FIJI
Jayson Bukuya makes an unforced error.

Jayson Bukuya has come up with a mistake as he was taken around the legs by Johnathan Thurston. Scrum feed packs for the Kangaroos 10 metres off their own line

Australia 28-2

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NO TRY! Penalty is given to Fiji as Apisai Koroisau had the ball stripped out by Greg Inglis. A harsh call here against Kangaroos. Fiji attack with a tap 5 metres out

Australia 28-2

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VIDEO REFEREE for Fiji, Apisai Koroisau as burrowed over the goal line. Looking at grounding here

Australia 28-2

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Penalty to the Fijians for the Kangaroos being caught offside. Quick tap taken and Fiji attack 20 metres out

Australia 28-2

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Greg Inglis is trapped in goal by Daryl Millard off kick from Alipate Noilea, line drop out for Fiji

Australia 28-2

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Daly Cherry-Evans. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

James Tamou accelerated through the Fiji pack to break free, he linked with Daly Cherry-Evans who bolted downfield untouched. Marika Koroibete chased but it was in vain. Thurston with the conversion from in front slots it easily

Australia 28-2

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Michael Jennings darted away off a Thurston line break. Jennings looked to link with Darius Boyd but the cut out pass goes straight to the touch judge over the sideline. Scrum packs for Fiji 10 metres off their line

Australia 22-2

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UNFORCED ERROR AUSTRALIA
Paul Gallen makes an unforced error.

Paul Gallen offloads as he went to ground, but in the tackle of two sees the pass go to ground. Australia looking a little lost in the set on the goal line. Scrum for Fiji on their own 10 metre line

Australia 22-2

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UNFORCED ERROR FIJI
Kevin Naiqama makes an unforced error.

Kevin Naiqama in the wet conditions comes up with a mistake attempting to play the ball. Australia an a chance for points with a scrum feed 20 metres out.

Australia 22-2

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Time off here with Michael Jennings down after slipping in a tackle. Trainers on the field here.

Australia 22-2

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Johnathan Thurston made line break and had support of about four players as he dummied left and right, he looked to link with Cherry-Evans but the wet conditions saw a dropped ball. Scrum packs for Fiji

Australia 22-2

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Josh Morris. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Josh Morris has finished off a right side play from the Kangaroos. Kick from Daly Cherry-Evans is taken by Jarryd Hayne who offloaded to Morris who dived over in the corner. Thurston with an incredible kick from the sideline nails the conversion

Australia 22-2

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UNFORCED ERROR FIJI
Apisai Koroisau makes an unforced error.

Apisai Koroisau comes up with a mistake as Fiji looked for points at the goal mouth. The error was compounded as a penalty was conceded for a slow release in the tackle

Australia 16-2

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Penalty given to Fiji against Luke Lewis for a second effort in the ruck as the ball was being played.

Australia 16-2

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Darius Boyd forces the kick dead and Fiji earn a line drop out, the rain continues to fall and the conditions have become worse as Fiji attack 20 metres out

Australia 16-2

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Second half is underway in St. Helens as the rain continue to belts down, Fiji kick off and Australia get first use. Almost a fumble as Matt Scott allowed the kick to bounce but luckily Cherry-Evans cleaned up

Australia 16-2

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HALF TIME in St. Helens sees Australia hold a 16-2 lead over Fiji as the conditions fail to give each side perfect football opportunities. The rain has continued to fall and it's worsened with the strong winds driving rain. Australia have played a controlled style of football which was aided when Paul Gallen and Andrew Fifita came on. Cameron Smith has been solid out of acting half.

Australia 16-2

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Michael Jennings. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Australia use a sweeping play which sees Michael Jennings speed his way over in the corner as the defence fails to cover the play. Johnathan Thurston with a challenging kick into the wind strikes it beautifully to add the extras

Australia 16-2

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TRY AUSTRALIA
Scored by Darius Boyd. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston unsuccessful.

Greg Inglis shifts the ball and manages a sneaky offload to Darius Boyd who slides over in the corner for Australia's second four-pointer. The wind making kicking duties difficult for Thurston and the wind is too much from out wide as he misses.

Australia 10-2

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Scored by Josh Papalii. Conversion attempt by Johnathan Thurston successful.

Josh Papalii has powered is way over the goal line for the Australians as he scores on debut. Johnathan Thurston with the conversion extends Australia's lead

Australia 6-2

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL FIJI
Penalty goal attempt by Alipate Noilea successful.

Fiji open the scoring with a penalty as Australia were caught offside. Alipate Noilea converts the penalty goal attempt to give Fiji an early lead

Fiji 2-0

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We are UNDERWAY in St. Helens at Langtree Park as Australia take on Fiji in their second World Cup fixture.

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AUSTRALIA (34)
Tries: Josh Papalii, Darius Boyd, Michael Jennings, Josh Morris, Daly Cherry-Evans, Luke Lewis
Field Goals:
Conversions: Johnathan Thurston (5/6)
Penalty Goals:

FIJI (2)
Tries:
Field Goals:
Conversions:
Penalty Goals: Alipate Noilea (1/1)



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